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My Grandmother Was the Real-Life Wonder Woman (Guest Column)

Elizabeth Holloway Marston earned a law degree before women had the right to vote — and inspired her husband to create the world’s most famous female superhero. read more Hollywood Reporter

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Drama Actor Roundtable: Riz Ahmed, Ewan McGregor on Why Loser Roles Are “More Fun Than Someone Like Trump”

Six stars at the top of their game — including Billy Bob Thornton, Sterling K. Brown, John Lithgow and Jeffrey Wright — open up about appreciating early struggles (“You forget what it feels like to dream”), the indignity of typecasting (“Terrorist No. 3 — I’d rather be broke”) and the pros and cons of being one of only a few ...

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The Complex Gender Politics of the ‘Wonder Woman’ Movie

Can Patty Jenkins make the superhero world safe for female directors? Warner Bros. gambles $ 150 million on its first woman-centered comic book movie with a filmmaker whose only prior big-screen credit was an $ 8 million indie: “I can’t take on the history of 50 percent of the population just because I’m a woman.” read more Hollywood Reporter

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Feinberg Forecast: The First Read on the 2017 Emmys Race

In this first installment of his weekly projections, THR’s awards columnist looks at the drama series, comedy series, limited series and TV movie categories, as well as their respective acting races. Hollywood Reporter

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‘Pirates of the Caribbean’: What’s Really Missing from ‘Dead Men Tell No Tales’

The franchise has never recovered from the departure of director Gore Verbinski. read more Hollywood Reporter

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Brentwood Brush Fire Burning Out of Control

LAFD has declared the fire a “major emergency.” read more Hollywood Reporter

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Cannes: THR Critics Debate Wretched Russians, the Robert Pattinson Revelation and a Bad Fest for Actresses

THR film critics ponder the competition, clashing over Todd Haynes and Russian contenders, heaping praise on Robert Pattinson, dissecting the Netflix-Cannes beef and more. read more Hollywood Reporter

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Cannes: THR Critics’ Picks for the Best of the Fest (So Far)

A thriller with Colin Farrell and Nicole Kidman, a drama about French AIDS activists and new works from Todd Haynes, Noah Baumbach and Claire Denis were among the 12 favorites at the halfway mark. Hollywood Reporter

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